Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach


Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach Author Martha C. Nussbaum
ISBN-10 0674072359
ISBN-13 9780674072350
Year 2013-05-13
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Belknap Press
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If a countrys Gross Domestic Product increases each year but so does the percentage of its people deprived of basic education health care and other opportunities is that country really making progress If we rely on conventional economic indicators can we ever grasp how the worlds billions of individuals are really managing In this powerful critique Martha Nussbaum argues that our dominant theories of development have given us policies that ignore our most basic human needs for dignity and self respect For the past twenty five years Nussbaum has been working on an alternate model to assess human development the Capabilities Approach She and her colleagues begin with the simplest of questions What is each person actually able to do and to be What real opportunities are available to them The Capabilities Approach to human progress has until now been expounded only in specialized works Creating Capabilities however affords anyone interested in issues of human development a wonderfully lucid account of the structure and practical implications of an alternate model It demonstrates a path to justice for both humans and nonhumans weighs its relevance against other philosophical stances and reveals the value of its universal guidelines even as it acknowledges cultural difference In our era of unjustifiable inequity Nussbaum shows howby attending to the narratives of individuals and grasping the daily impact of policywe can enable people everywhere to live full and creative lives

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